Policeman shoots 34 year old man over N2,000

A mobile policeman in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, allegedly shot a 34-year-old Adamu Mohammed, over an argument of N2,000 unpaid fees for a menial job.According to Mohammed's family, the victim was shot last Tuesday by the mobile policeman after an argument with a woman who hired him to clear a portion of land close

B.B. King was POISONED by his Manager, say his daughters

The reason they said she killed him was because she refused to let them see their Dad when he was gravely sick and then prevented them from taking photos of him when they eventually saw his body. Williams and Patty King - along with sisters Rita Washington and Barbara King Winfree,

Our Unique Democracy


NIGERIANS and their democracy are unique. If elsewhere people delight in the capacities of their government to deepen their liberties, broaden opportunities, our democracy is delivered as structures, visible and tangible. We call them dividends of democracy.

Tribunal begins hearing today on Agbaje’s petition


The Lagos State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal will today commences hearing in the petition filed by Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Mr Jimi Agbaje challenging the victory of the All Progressive Congress, APC, candidate, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode at the last gubernatorial election.

100 killed in Benue communities, refugee camps


Over 100 persons, mostly women, children and the elderly, were feared killed early Sunday morning in villages and refugee camps located at Ukura, Gafa, Per and Tse-Gusa in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State, in one of the bloodiest attacks on Benue communities by suspected Fulani herdsmen. The post

Lagos stops street lighting over fuel scarcity

The Lagos State Government says some major roads in the state would no longer enjoy streetlights due to scarcity of fuel. The General Manager, Lagos State Electricity Board, Damilola Ogunbiyi, on Monday in Ikeja, stated that street lighting had to be suspended because fuel scarcity had adversely affected the operation

Clerics ask incoming govt to tackle power

Two clerics have urged the incoming government of Muhammadu Buhari to tackle the problem of epileptic power supply in the country. The duo – Pastor Ituah Ighodalo and Pastor Ireti Sholola – gave the advice on Saturday in Ikeja, Lagos, at a Christian couples’ event organised by the Redeemed Christian

Amosun dissolves cabinet

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has dissolved the state executive council. The dissolution, which is coming four days to the expiration of his first term in office, will affect the secretary to the state government, chief of staff, commissioners, special advisers, consultants, senior special assistants, special Assistants, and personal assistants,

LASG boosts pupils’ interest in power, energy

The Lagos State Government says it plans to build the interest of pupils in the state in science-related projects, especially power and energy. It added that this was being done by its annual Lagos Power Kids Programme, organised by the state electricity board.

VC urges SUG members to be servant leaders

The Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo State, Prof. Adebiyi Daramola, has advised student leaders to endeavour to be servant leaders.

Buhari should support lawmakers to reduce FG’s powers – Akpabio

The outgoing Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, has asked the President-elect Muhammadu Buhari, to support the 8th National Assembly in reducing the powers of the Federal Government and allow the state governments to have more power. The governor, who claimed that Nigeria was operating a unitary state because

Oshiomhole emerges chairman of S’South governors’ group

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has emerged the new chairman of the Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Edo and Delta Governors’ Forum The Governor of Cross River State, Mr. Liyel Imoke, while handing over to Oshiomhole, described the forum as a veritable forum for the advancement of the interest

Lagos lawmaker-elect vows not to defect

The House of Representatives member-elect in Ojo federal constituency of Lagos State, Mr. Tajudeen Obasa, who won on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, has vowed not to defect to the All Progressives Congress He said he and his colleagues in the PDP would deliver the dividends of democracy